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       March 8 - 9, 2019

UWI Regional Headquarters, Kingston, Jamaica

In association with Henlin Gibson Henlin

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Thought-Provoking Sessions

Women in Law in Association with Henlin Gibson Henlin Presents

“Be Inspired! Celebrating Trailblazing Women in Law | International Women’s Day Conference UWI Regional Headquarters, March 8 and 9, 2019 | Gala: March 8, 2019 – Jamaica Pegasus Hotel"


DAY ONE FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2019 – OPENING CEREMONY

  • 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Registration
  • 9:00 am – 9:10 am
    Welcome & Opening Remarks
    M. Georgia Gibson Henlin, QC
  • 9:10 am – 9:20 am
    Greetings
  • 9:20 am – 9:40 am
    Keynote Address
    The Most Hon. Andrew Holness, ON   Prime Minister of Jamaica

SESSIONS: DAY ONE FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2019

  • 9:45 am – 10:45 am
    MAIN SESSION - Session I: Women as Emerging Leaders of the Global Legal Profession. BMF credits (pending)

Presenters:
Norman Clark,
Walker Clark, Fort Myers, Florida USA
Lisa Walker Johnson,
Walker Clark, Fort Myers, Florida USA
Moderator:
Nicole Foga,
Foga Daley, Jamaica

  • 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
    MAIN SESSION - Session II: Men Who Build Bridges for Women in Law: Let’s Hear it for The Men.  BMF credits (to be applied for)

Presenters:
Donovan Walker,
Hart Muirhead Fatta, Kingston Jamaica
Ira Schwartz, Parker, Schwartz PLLC, Phoenix Arizona
Frank Walwyn, WeirFoulds, Toronto Ontario
Moderator:
Dionne Jackson Miller, All Angles, Jamaica

  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    MAIN SESSION - Session III: Understanding Gender Diversity & Inclusiveness in Law: Shaping Your Career & Growth in Law. BMF/General credits (to be applied for)

Presenters:
Tracy Robinson, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, UWI, Mona

Moderator: TBA

  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    LUNCH
 
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    CONCURRENT SESSIONS – Finding and Managing Your Niche
 

Session IV:

Working as In-House: Opportunities & Challenges

Presenters:
Camille Facey,

Faceylaw, Jamaica

Rochelle Cameron,
AVP HRD, Jamaica Broilers Group

Julie Thompson-James,
Attorney at Law and Founder Cube Corporate Support Ltd

Moderator: TBA
Credits: General/BMF (to be applied for)

Session V:

Domestic & International-Tribunals: Adjudicating-Appearing or Instructing

Presenters:
Judge Janet Nosworthy,
Judge of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Paula Llewellyn, QC DPP
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

Moderator:
Jacqueline Samuels Brown, QC
Credits: General (to be applied for)

Session VI:

"Juggling the Balls of Life" -Work-Life Balance for Women in Law

Presenters:
Carla-Anne Harris-Roper,  Regional Director Labour (Caribbean)

Karene Stanley-Jones            Stanley Law

Moderator: TBA                    Credits: General (to be applied for)

END OF SESSIONS - DAY ONE

  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    GALA at The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel

DAY TWO – SATURDAY MARCH 9, 2019

  • 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Registration
  • 9:00 am – 10:30 am
    MAIN SESSION - Session VII: Professional Ethics Discipline: Ethical Considerations, Discipline and Surviving a Complaint.  Credits: ETH/BMF (To be Applied For)

Presenters:
Jacqueline Samuels Brown, QC
Sandra Minott-Phillips, QC
Denise Kitson, QC
                                                                                              

Moderator: TBA

  • 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    CONCURRENT SESSIONS
 

Session VIII:

Career Options:
Benefiting from your Law Degree

Presenters:      
Katherine Francis
Stephanie Muir
Kriti Trehan


Moderator: TBA
Credits: General

Session IX:

Women in TECH

Presenters: TBA

Moderator: TBA
Credits: General (to be applied for)

Session X:

Para-Legal – Your Boss Needs
You!!!

Presenters: TBA

Moderator: TBA

  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    LUNCH
 
  • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    MAIN SESSION - Session XI: Techtalk For Judges, Lawyers & Para-Legals: Transforming Justice through Digital Adaptation. BMF/ETH (to be applied for)

Presenters:
The Hon. Mr. Justice Sykes, CJ

The Hon. Mr. Justice C. Dennis Morrison, CD     

Christopher Reckord, CEO, tTech   

                                                                                    
Moderator: TBC

  • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    MAIN SESSION - Session XII: Winning Clients, Working with People and Dispensing Justice: Effective Communication Techniques for Legal Practitioners. BMF/ETH(to be applied for)

Presenters:
Dr. Nsombi JaJa                                                                                                               
Moderator: TBC

Closing Remarks & Vote of Thanks
 
END OF CONFERENCE

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